Joel Alloway's Well-traveled Guitar | Case Opened

The chip of a mastodon tooth, a reminder of the Mayan apocalypse, an actual fox ear. These and more artifacts from Joel Alloway's travels around the world live on his guitar. Hear their stories.

Orion Walsh Checks In | Tour Update

Posted by KrystalS on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 2:43am in austin, barley street tavern, bolzen beer band, duffys tavern, musical charis, orion walsh, SXSW, zuhg

Orion Walsh talks with Hear Nebraska about his current tour as well as his time at the South by Southwest festival. 

SXSW 2012: Day Four | X-Rated

X-Rated reviews the final night of SXSW, featuring electronica, indie, country and WTF (Harouki Zombi).

Southern Soldiers: SXSW Day Four | Backbeat

Posted by KrystalS on Sun, 03/18/2012 - 1:45pm in austin, chris aponick, henry clay people, king tuff, lucero, polica, SXSW, the reader, trust, youth lagoon

The Reader's Chris Aponick talks about his fourth day at SXSW, and thanks the Henry Clay People for a sweat-soaked, beer-spilling revelation of rock 'n' roll.

Southern Soldiers: Springsteen and SXSW Day Three | Backbeat

The Reader's Chris Aponick talks about all the music he heard during his third day at SXSW, including Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. 

SXSW 2012: Day Three | X-Rated

Posted by Hilary Stohs-Krause on Sat, 03/17/2012 - 1:45pm in austin, ben howard, bolzen beer band, concert, female, feminism, Icky Blossoms, magnetic fields, music, saddle creek, SXSW, texas, women

In which Hilary philosophizes on the role of the female musician while reviewing Bolzen Beer Band, Icky Blossoms, the Magnetic Fields and Ben Howard.

SXSW 2012: Day Two | X-Rated

Posted by Hilary Stohs-Krause on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 11:52am in austin, cheyenne marie mize, cults, female, grimes, music, ok sweetheart, SXSW, texas, the ettes, women

Photos and reviews of the Ettes, Grimes, Cheyenne Marie Mize, OK Sweetheart and Cults

Southern Soldiers: SXSW Day Two

The Reader's Chris Aponick talks about his second day at SXSW. 

SXSW 2012: Day One | X-Rated

Posted by Hilary Stohs-Krause on Thu, 03/15/2012 - 11:01am in austin, colorado, denver, festival, hilary stohs-krause, kimbra, music, new zealand, photos, screaming females, tennis, texas, women, x-rated, xrated

X-Rated brings you the best of lady (and occasionally male) bands at SXSW. Today: Screaming Females, Tennis and Kimbra

Southern Soldiers: SXSW Day One | Backbeat

Posted by KrystalS on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 1:11pm in austin, bitches, chris aponick, dikes of holland, follow that bird, SXSW, the reader, yuppies

The Reader's Chris Aponick talks about arriving at SXSW and the bands he caught at SXSW's first-ever Tuesday night music showcases.